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Ny-Alesund vs Williston, North Dakota Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Ny-Alesund, Norway and Williston, North Dakota, Usa is approximately 5,278 km or 3,280 mi.
  • To reach Ny-Alesund in this distance one would set out from Williston, North Dakota bearing 13.6° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Ny-Alesund bearing 125.3° or SE .
  • Ny-Alesund has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Williston, North Dakota has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Ny-Alesund is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Williston, North Dakota is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The mean temperature is 11.7 °C (21.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.4 °C (25.9°F) less in Ny-Alesund. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 22.8 mm (0.9 in) more which is equivalent to 22.8 l/m² (0.56 US gal/ft²) or 228,000 l/ha (24,375 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 30.6° lower in Ny-Alesund than in Williston, North Dakota.
  • Relative humidity levels are 21.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.6°C (11.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Ny-Alesund relative to Williston, North Dakota. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Williston, North Dakota vs Ny-Alesund.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -6 (-12) -13 (-23) -18 (-32) -17 (-31) -17 (-30) -17 (-30) -17 (-30) -14 (-24) -13 (-23) -7 (-12) -2 (-4) -12 (-21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +14 (+1) +25 (+1) +21 (+1) -11 (0) -34 (-1) -39 (-2) -24 (-1) +8 (+0) +12 (+0) +17 (+1) +21 (+1) +12 (+0) +23 (+1)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -8h 37' -9h 04' -1h 27' +6h 39' +9h 01' +8h 12' +8h 34' +8h 55' +1h 15' -6h 49' -8h 59' -8h 12'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -30.8 -30.4 -30.7 -30.9 -30.8 -30.8 -30.7 -30.6 -30.5 -30.2 -30.6 -30.7   -30.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +2 +8 +13 +27 +33 +32 +41 +40 +33 +24 +4 -1   +21.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -0.9 (-2) -5.1 (-9) -10.2 (-18) -11.2 (-20) -8.5 (-15) -8.9 (-16) -6.5 (-12) -6.5 (-12) -5.5 (-10) -7 (-13) -6.1 (-11) -2.2 (-4) -6.6 (-12)

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